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Marcio André is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Fábio Andrade who is regarded as one of the top grapplers of his generation. A great story of success through jiu jitsu, Marcio André almost succumbed to the grooming of criminality, turning his back on this path through coach Andrade and his academy in Bangú, whose work with underprivileged kids has helped numerous others, including Isaque Bahience, Kaué Damasceno, Ronaldo de Jesus to name a few.

Marcio Andre Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Márcio André Costa Barbosa Júnior

Nickname: Marcinho, a friendly way of saying Marcio.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda >Luiz França > Oswaldo Fadda > Sebastião Ricardo > Wendell Alexander > Daniel Almeida > Fábio Andrade > Marcio André

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2014 brown, 2013 & 2012 purple, 2011 blue)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2016 black, 2014 brown, 2013 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2016 black, 2013 brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2013 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2013 & 2012 purple, 2011 junior blue)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2016/2015 black, 2014 brown, 2013 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Teams Champion (2010 junior blue)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2016)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2017)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2016)

Favourite Position/Technique: Open Guard

Weight Division: Peso Pena

Team/Association: Nova Uniao (Bangú)

Marcio Andre Biography

Marcio Andre was born on October 19, 1994 in Bangu – a neighborhood in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tragedy struck Marcio’s family when he was just two years old, with his father being murdered. Lacking a father figure while growing up, Andre started hanging around criminals and outcasts of society before joining a jiu jitsu academy at the age of 9-10. A social project that helped keep local kids busy and off the streets.

The aforementioned academy was Nova Uniao – Bangu, a class led by Fábio Andrade. Marcio remained under coach Andrade’s guidance in this small academy, training along side great competitors such as Kaue Damasceno, Isaque Bahiense, Iris Batista and many others.

Andrade became an immediate sensation at the junior levels, winning the CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) and the Team Nationals (Brasileiro de Equipes) in 2010 and 2011 respectively. The continuous good results at the top competitions of the IBJJF calendar caught the attention of the mainstream media of the sport who started mentioning Marcio Andre as one of the top fighters of his generation, a reputation he continuously proved to be worthy of receiving.

In 2014, after winning another IBJJF world title, Marcio Andre received his black belt from his longtime mentor Fábio Andrande.

Cover photo taken by William Burkhardt of BJJ Pix.

Marcio Andre Grappling Record

51 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    30 (59%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    7 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    11 (22%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

11 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Bow and arrow
27
3
#86e620
Cross choke
27
3
#5AD3D1
Armbar
18
2
#d1212a
Kimura
9
1
#fad11b
Triangle
9
1
#f58822
Kneebar
9
1
11
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (45%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (36%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Kneebar
25
1
#86e620
Loop choke
25
1
#5AD3D1
Triangle
25
1
#d1212a
Armbar
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Marcio Andre Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4850Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 3x0ADCC66KG4F2013
7963Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA77KGSF2015
8678Erberth SantosErberth SantosLKneebarEuropean OpenABS4F2016
8921Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLLoop chokePan American70KGSF2016
9188Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLPts: 4x0World ProABSR22016
9616Rafael MendesRafael MendesLPts: 10x10, AdvWorld Champ.70KGF2016
11017Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLPts: 2x0European OpenABS8F2017
11415Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiLTriangleACBJJ GP75KGF2017
11555Dany GerardDany GerardLArmbarPan AmericanABS8F2017
11633Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 2x0Pan American76KGF2017
12491Leo SaggioroLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.70KG4F2017
4847Robert SabaruddinWPts: 6x0ADCC66KGR12013
5904UnknownWBow and arrowS/A SJJSAF70KGSF2014
5905Ilke BulutIlke BulutWPts: 10x4S/A SJJSAF70KGF2014
5908Kim TerraKim TerraWPts: 4x4, AdvBrasileiro NoGi76KGF2014
6302Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiWReferee DecisionEuropean70KG4F2015
6306Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPts: 4x2European70KGSF2015
6308Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWAdvEuropean70KGF2015
7961Youngam NohWPts: 5x0Grand Slam LA77KG4F2015
8599Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 4x2European Open70KG4F2016
8602Italo LinsItalo LinsWPointsEuropean Open70KGSF2016
8603Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWReferee DecisionEuropean Open70KGF2016
8663Alexandro CeconiWPts: 0x0, AdvEuropean OpenABSR12016
8671Felipe BuenoWPts: 4x2European OpenABSR22016
8911Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWPts: 11x0Pan American70KG8F2016
8917Darson HemmingsDarson HemmingsWPts: 11x0Pan American70KG4F2016
9175Mario SilvaWKimuraWorld ProABSR12016
9220Lee TingWPts: 39x0World Pro69KGR12016
9230Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 2x0World Pro69KG4F2016
9231Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 6x2World Pro69KGSF2016
9234Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro69KGF2016
9603Nicollas WelkerWArmbarWorld Champ.70KGR22016
9613Bruno FrazattoBruno FrazattoWPts: 9x6World Champ.70KG4F2016
9615Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesWPts: 7x6World Champ.70KGSF2016
10490Michael DewittWArmbarNoGi Worlds73KGR12016
10496Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds73KG4F2016
10498AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds73KGSF2016
10500Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds73KGF2016
10960Fernando NetoWCross chokeGrand Slam AD75KG4F2017
10964Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiWPts: 4x2Grand Slam AD75KGSF2017
10967Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD75KGF2017
11007Karim KhalifaWPts: 13x0European OpenABSR12017
11072Royi NeemanWCross chokeEuropean Open76KG8F2017
11079Oliver LovellWPts: 9x0European Open76KG4F2017
11082Andris BrunovskisAndris BrunovskisWTriangleEuropean Open76KGSF2017
11412AJ SousaAJ SousaWPointsACBJJ GP75KG4F2017
11414Davi RamosDavi RamosWPointsACBJJ GP75KGSF2017
11549Joao PauloWPts: 19x0Pan AmericanABSR12017
11610Mansher KheraMansher KheraWDQPan American76KGR22017
11619Leo SaggioroWBow and arrowPan American76KG8F2017
11627Andris BrunovskisAndris BrunovskisWPts: 7x2Pan American76KG4F2017
11631Renato CanutoRenato CanutoWPts: 6x4Pan American76KGSF2017
11827Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWBow and arrowNY Spring Open76KG4F2017
11828Yan LucasYan LucasWPointsNY Spring Open76KGSF2017
11829Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPointsNY Spring Open76KGF2017
12277Victor MatosWPointsLas Vegas Open76KGSF2017
12278Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPointsLas Vegas Open76KGF2017
12363Julio ReyesWKneebarSan Diego Open76KGSF2017
12364Victor de MatosWPts: 15x0San Diego Open76KGF2017
12488Jason GagnonJason GagnonWCross chokeWorld Champ.70KG8F2017
12735Blake NolanWN/AAmerican Nats76KG4F2017
12737John CombsJohn CombsWPointsAmerican Nats76KGSF2017

Marcio Andre vs Isaac Doederlein

Marcio Andre at Minas Gerais state championship (Mineirinho)

Marcio Andre vs Ross Nichols

Marcio Andre Guard Pass

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